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    Metalworking Funds Standards Advisory Committee: Notice of Meeting


Occupational Safety and Health Administration

[Docket No. H-372]

RIN 1218-AB58

Metalworking Funds Standards Advisory Committee: Notice of Meeting

AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.

ACTION: Metalworking Fluids Standards Advisory Committee: Notice of meeting.

SUMMARY: The Metalworking Fluids Standards Advisory Committee (MWFSAC), established under Section 7 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to advise the Secretary of Labor on appropriate actions to protect workers from the hazards associated with occupational exposure to metalworking fluids, will meet in the Baltimore area on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 18, and May 19, 1999.

DATES: The meeting will be held May 18, 1999, from 10 a.m. to approximately 6:00 p.m.; on May 19, from 8:00 a.m. to approximately 4:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The Committee will meet at the Baltimore Marriott Hunt Valley Inn, 245 Shawan Road, Hunt Valley, MD 21031-1099. Telephone: (410) 785-7000.

Mail comments, views, or statements in response to this notice to Dr. Peter Infante, U.S. Department of Labor, OSHA, Directorate of Health Standards Programs, Metalworking Fluids Standards Advisory Committee, Room N-3718, 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20210.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bonnie Friedman, Director, Office of Information and Consumer Affairs, OSHA, (202) 693-1999.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All interested persons are invited to attend the public meeting of the Metalworking Fluids Standards Advisory Committee at the times and location indicated above. Individuals with disabilities wishing to attend should contact Theresa Berry at (202) 693-1999 (Fax: 202-693-1634) no later than May 13, 1999, to obtain appropriate accommodations.

Meeting Agenda

The Committee will discuss best practices related to using metalworking fluids and clarify criteria on systems management, medical surveillance, and training. The Committee may also consider the issues of health effects, regulatory versus voluntary approaches to limit exposure, and economic feasibility.

Public Participation

Written data, views, or comments for consideration by the MWFSAC on the various agenda items listed above may be submitted, preferably with 25 copies, to Dr. Peter Infante. Submissions received by May 12, 1999, will be provided to the members of Committee. Anyone wishing to make an oral presentation to the Committee on any of the agenda items listed above should notify Dr. Peter Infante at the address listed above. The request to speak should state the amount of time desired, the capacity in which the person will appear, and a brief outline of the content of the presentation. Requests to make oral presentations to the Committee may be granted if time permits.

Authority: This notice is issued under the authority of Sections 6(b)(1) and 7(b) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 655, 656), the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2), and 29 CFR Part 1912.

Charles N. Jeffress,
Assistant Secretary of Labor.

[FR Doc. 99-10869 Filed 4-29-99; 8:45 am]